THE GREATEST, THE BRAVEST, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL

‘And now stays faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.’ St pauls letter to the corinthians 13:13 Who is the bravest, the fairest, who is the greatest, what is the greatest? Are not all men and women equal in the sight of god. Are not all things equal in theContinue reading “THE GREATEST, THE BRAVEST, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL”

The power in the changing of the seasons.

Last December Solstice, the darkest night, I completed my first ebook called Aschouving, pushing the publish button at the beautiful stone circle at Lough Gur, near Limerick, Ireland. At the Spring equinox I wrote a poem called ‘Ode to the Spring Equinox’, what else!! Summer solstice manifested a fantastic song called ‘I can’t fly’ inspiredContinue reading “The power in the changing of the seasons.”

Voices In My Head

I watched a wonderful talk in the TED series given by Eleanor Longden which touched me very deeply. She spoke of her childhood abuse, hearing disturbing voices in her head as a young adult, dealing with psychiatric misdiagnosis and further abuse and thru the help of compassionate loving people finding the power within to healContinue reading “Voices In My Head”

Breath

‘I wont be holding my breath.’ ‘Breathtaking.’ ‘Take a breather.’ ‘Save your breath.’ All these common phrases suggest lives lived in tension, high in the chest, keeping control of the breath. We breathe as little as possible for fear of something too blissful too wonderful, too electrifying, too magnetic, too much like heaven. Breathe easyContinue reading “Breath”

The Power Game

To paraphrase Marianne Williamson, it’s not my darkness I’m most afraid of (I’ve been fumbling freely about in the dark for many years now) it’s my light. To paraphrase Jesus, instead of loving my light and placing it on the table top for all to see, I’ve hidden it from view. This has been changing, graduallyContinue reading “The Power Game”

Fantasy

Oh Jesus i’m tired, tired of trying Trying to control certainty in unpredictability Give me fantasy All that i want i have Let me live in fantasy All the pleasure i can dream is mine I will follow the instincts and intuition of my omnipotent heart and only my omnipotent heart And live On thisContinue reading “Fantasy”

Makes Sense

Preface The only thing that makes sense in this world is that which only you perceive thru your eyes, nose, ears, taste, touch and all the other plethora of information sensors located in, on, and around your whole body, sometimes extending for miles and endless miles around, strangely enough All that you know is onlyContinue reading “Makes Sense”

A Second Best Thing (Latest)

This is Clonmel, at least it’s what I’ve heard. Haven’t seen much of it at all, hanging around in this other room all the time. I’m from elsewhere can’t remember why I came here. Perforating common thread, perfectionately conceived, born to perform and left out here in this second best place, a second best thingContinue reading “A Second Best Thing (Latest)”

Stillness

hi June the 21st this year was a high energy day for me, lots going on in my house, don’t know whether it was the time of year or what, but it was all good. In the midst of all the activity I took this video of my latest poem. You’ll find a transcript ofContinue reading “Stillness”

Worship

‘All forms of worship and devotion are the inappropriate substitute for the devotion we all feel for god’ Russell Brand quoting a Swami One might also say: All forms of worship and devotion are the inappropriate substitute for the devotion we all feel for ourselves, our true selves Jesus said something like ‘LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOURContinue reading “Worship”

YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD!

Matthew 5:14-16 English Standard Version (ESV) “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shineContinue reading “YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD!”

I AM

I am the sun that dances through the skies, bouncing on the moon, a mavericks high noon I am that moon too, I am, and though I’ve forgotten why, I’ve shoved and pushed and kicked myself higher and higher in the sky, tired I am the day which I now shall stretch and the treesContinue reading “I AM”

The Body’s Bursting with New Life Again (ode to the spring equinox 2013)

It is said by some that at such times as these, ie the changing of the seasons, the veil between the seen and unseen, the world and the underworld, the human and the little people, becomes more transparent….a time of heightened energy. In recent months I have become very interested in the old irish ‘feel’Continue reading “The Body’s Bursting with New Life Again (ode to the spring equinox 2013)”

Inner Peace

If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy toContinue reading “Inner Peace”

IT’S ALWAYS ME

No matter what I do, where I go, who I meet, what age I am, what I call myself, whether I succeed or fail, I always seem to be the same person. This sea is crossed, that mountain is climbed, this is where I live, that is where I used to live, this depression isContinue reading “IT’S ALWAYS ME”

Vessel of Love

Vessel of Love I come to greet Let me kneel before your feet You place your hands upon my head This living song awakes the dead Indwelling with this silent crowd My heart transforms this heavy shroud I lose control, I seek to find I bring Gods presence back to mind I lift my eyesContinue reading “Vessel of Love”

THRILLOGY: This, Song, And More

This asleep, the stirring, what is this?…..oh yes…. lets give this another go, cradled and alive to this as we always are rebirthed to this suckling at the nipple of this blissfully, painfully, transcending in ritual the cellular encumbrance of this to bask in the glow of this new light standing tall, facing all, I feel this energy this animated surrender, isContinue reading “THRILLOGY: This, Song, And More”

Aschouving – Is This Happiness?

ASCHOUVING – IS THIS HAPPINESS? During 2012, I’ve had a wonderful time focusing on and writing about what for me appears to be the key ingredients for healing and happiness. I present to you my ‘findings’ in this publication which I call ‘Aschouving – Is This Happiness ‘ and which I have pleasure in officiallyContinue reading “Aschouving – Is This Happiness?”

Humans

We are physical beings. The greatest expression of this physical reality is considered by most to be loving sexual union between two consenting adults. But there is more and this more is something that cannot be written down, cannot be defined, it can only be sensed. For as soon as you begin to define it,Continue reading “Humans”

Oh! To be together again

In the beginning was God. Since then God has had a rollercoaster of a ride, rough, smooth, being ignored, abused, praised and called all sorts of names. Yet resilience resides. Under whatever guise you wish to experience God, God still is and is just the same as ever So back to the beginning again. God.Continue reading “Oh! To be together again”

The God Song inspired by Wilfred Pelletier and Ted Poole

Wherever you are is home. And the earth is paradise. Wherever you set your feet is holy ground………. You don’t live off like a parasite. You live in it and it in you, Or you dont survive, Or you dont survive And that is the only worship, Of god there ever is, The one aboveContinue reading “The God Song inspired by Wilfred Pelletier and Ted Poole”

The Eagle Dance

Practising the Eagle Dance at Earthsong 2012 Looking back over the week at earthsong what was most powerful for me was the eagle dance. I resonate and enjoy very much the connections shamanism acknowledge with the cosmos, fellow humans, plant, animals and birds. The eagle, the leader of birds, holds a particular resonance in their rituals. MadelineContinue reading “The Eagle Dance”

Earthsong

I wrote a few posts in the Earthsong camp but I couldn’t publish them there as i was in a no-electronic zone. I have decided to collect them all together and publish them in this post. EARTHSONG 1. mon 9 jul 12 I’m writing this post from a tent in the middle of the Tipperary country side.Continue reading “Earthsong”

Exploring your own unique universal vibration at Clonmel Junction Festival 2012

My next gig…should be interesting cause its an exploration for me as well. The practice of clearing has brought healing, healing has inspired music, music has introduced me to chant  and singing  from the heart and singing from the heart has led me to silence and the beauty of the music of silence, the beautyContinue reading “Exploring your own unique universal vibration at Clonmel Junction Festival 2012”